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practise beforehand which ruins the fun verse/song fragment

Take preparation seriously. Callback to Flanders & Swann’s A song of patriotic prejudice:

And all the world over each nation’s the same
They’ve simply no notion of playing the game
They argue with umpires, they cheer when they’ve won
And they practise beforehand which ruins the fun


The song was well known in both King & Iliff households


M & N – 1960s
Mark & Naomi

Submitted: 27/06/2021 by Mark ● Last updated: 05/03/2022 22:09 by Mark

any thoughts?

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